Workshops

San Francisco Center for the Book offers more than 300 workshops each year in three broad categories: Printing, Binding, and Related Arts. Registration begins as soon as each trimester's workshops are announced, and continues throughout the trimester. You are encouraged to register early, as class size is limited and workshops are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage you to register online, though you are welcome to register in person or by phone at 415-565-0545. Please note that we cannot reserve your place in a workshop without having received full payment. If the workshop is already full, you will be placed on a wait list and notified if space becomes available. Please visit our Registration Policies page for complete information.

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Scroll through the complete workshop listing below. Click on a heading to sort the list by workshop type, instructor, date, etc. You can also view workshop categories via the menu bar – select All Workshops and a sub-menu will come up with a choice of printing, binding and arts workshops.

You can also browse available workshops by date in our new calendar. Or download the PDF of our printed course catalog. Or sign up to receive a mailed hard copy of our printed catalog.

Workshops: All
Type Titlesort descending Instructor Summary Status
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:30 PM
Molly Meng

With plenty of creative materials and a notebook with lots of blank pages, students will explore and practice the concepts of layering, paper tearing, using different adhering tools, color-ways and composition.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to make a unique tag book using gift tags, accordion fold techniques and collage. By adding stamping, photo-transfer and mixed media you will create a book that can include playful secret pockets and colorful painterly elements.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Alchemy is more than just turning lead into gold. Trace the history of the process, learn about its applications and identify ways that you can use alchemical influences in your own art in this 4-hour workshop.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Children’s board books make a great base for altered book projects. This class will show you how to transform a board book into a handmade art book using collage, acrylic techniques, and stamping. Students will discover how to add playful secret pockets, tags, and pop-ups to add elements of dimension and surprise.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, July 22, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 26, 2019, 5:30 PM
Shawn Sheehy

Combine pop-up and movable book structures to bring dimension and animation to your books. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the fundamentals of paper engineering and learn about the tools and materials of the craft.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you've been looking for a book with a nearly indestructible cover, or just a unique binding, this is your answer! Straight out of a 1970s Italian phone booth, this 360-degree flexible binding offers many advantages because it bends and does not break.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 21, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 21, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you've been looking for a book with a nearly indestructible cover, or just a unique binding, this is your answer! Straight out of a 1970s Italian phone booth, this 360-degree flexible binding offers many advantages because it bends and does not break.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 5:00 PM
Elaine Chu

Enhance your collage skills and add a new twist to your finished pieces with beeswax. Working with various papers, imagery, and melted wax students will leave class with finished artworks ready to hang.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Need a bit of storage in book form? Created by Hedi Kyle, the blizzard book is useful for holding coupons, recipes, business cards and many other small treasures.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

While bookbinding and book repair share many skills and techniques, they are also distinct pursuits. This course is intended to introduce the student familiar with bookbinding to key practices within basic book repair.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, June 24, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, June 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The San Francisco Center for the Book celebrates the craft and art of bookbinding. Our Bookbinding Core Certificate Program introduces students to four different binding models, leading them through the history and evolution of bookmaking. It provides students a comprehensive foundation to delve into the practice of binding and qualifies them work in our bindery.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 5:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

To paraphrase Lewis Carroll, we begin at the beginning. This, the first of our Core Bookbinding series, introduces students to the craft with the Coptic stitch, one of the earliest structures in binding.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

To paraphrase Lewis Carroll, we begin at the beginning. This, the first of our Core Bookbinding series, introduces students to the craft with the Coptic stitch, one of the earliest structures in binding.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, February 25, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 1, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The San Francisco Center for the Book celebrates the craft and art of bookbinding. Our Bookbinding Core Certificate Program introduces students to four different binding models, leading them through the history and evolution of bookmaking. It provides students a comprehensive foundation to delve into the practice of binding and qualifies them work in our bindery.

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Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, March 18, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 22, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The San Francisco Center for the Book celebrates the craft and art of bookbinding. Our Bookbinding Core Certificate Program introduces students to four different binding models, leading them through the history and evolution of bookmaking. It provides students a comprehensive foundation to delve into the practice of binding and qualifies them work in our bindery.

Wait-list
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, August 12, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 16, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The San Francisco Center for the Book celebrates the craft and art of bookbinding. Our Bookbinding Core Certificate Program introduces students to four different binding models, leading them through the history and evolution of bookmaking. It provides students a comprehensive foundation to delve into the practice of binding and qualifies them work in our bindery.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

In this second Core Bookbinding class, students will create what most of us refer to as a hardbound book. In bookbinding terms, it is known as a case binding; where a sewn textblock is glued into a separate structure known as a case.

Wait-list
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 5:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

In this second Core Bookbinding class, students will create what most of us refer to as a hardbound book. In bookbinding terms, it is known as a case binding; where a sewn textblock is glued into a separate structure known as a case.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 5:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

In this second Core Bookbinding class, students will create what most of us refer to as a hardbound book. In bookbinding terms, it is known as a case binding; where a sewn textblock is glued into a separate structure known as a case.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

In centuries past, books were sometimes sewn onto cords and then laced into soft covers before being bound for a specific collection or library. In this class students will bind a book using these bindings as a model but employing thick paper as the folded and laced wrapper.

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Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 5:30 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

In centuries past, books were sometimes sewn onto cords and then laced into soft covers before being bound for a specific collection or library. In this class students will bind a book using these bindings as a model but employing thick paper as the folded and laced wrapper.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The final class in our Core Bookbinding series uses skills learned in each previous class to create a beautiful and classic rounded back cloth binding.

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Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 24, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

The final class in our Core Bookbinding series uses skills learned in each previous class to create a beautiful and classic rounded back cloth binding.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 23, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Working from pre-cut materials students will learn three simple enclosures: Folded Paper Portfolio, Phased Box, & Slipcase.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Protect prints and books in elegant clamshell presentation boxes. Day 1: Students will construct a full cloth clamshell box from a provided template. Day 2: Students will design and construct a custom clamshell to their own specifications and using their own materials if they choose.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Protect prints and books in elegant lift-top presentation boxes. In this class you will design and construct a custom lift-top box to your own specifications.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 9:30 PM
Emmanuel Sevilla

Discover the possibilities of brush lettering. By learning some of the fundamental techniques and principles of letter formation, sign writing, and calligraphy, students will learn how to create their very own letter designs using watercolor and gouache painting methods.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, April 22, 2019, 9:30 PM
Emmanuel Sevilla

Looking to continue your brush lettering practice and improve your skills? You're in luck, we’re adding a few more nights of brush lettering. Students will learn a variety of hand styles such as San Serif, Roman, and Casual Speed alphabets and continue to draw from a myriad of disciplines: sign writing, painting, drawing, typography and calligraphy.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 5:00 PM
Dorothy Yuki

A book structure with personality built into the cover, buttonhole books allow for exposed sewing and decorative cuts that give a window from the outside in.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, March 29, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 29, 2019, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

Drawn to lettering and design? In this workshop you will pattern with punctuation, boil letters down to the bare essentials and get to know the full range of potential of dots and lines so that these marks contribute to your message and are never left to chance.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

What kind of book provides all the surprise of a pop-up, and the “wow!” factor of a tunnel book? Carousel books, that’s what! Also known as a “star” book, this structure provides endless opportunities for design and experimentation.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 9:30 PM
Dorothy Yuki

Looking for a new way to express yourself? Why not take your words, cut them out, and fold them up? Learn basic paper cutting and folding techniques in this evening workshop.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, February 22, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, August 5, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, August 8, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 10:00 PM

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:00 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 10:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 10:00 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

Break out of the clamshell and slip case box for storing your bookish objects. Using binders’ board and marbled paper, learn to construct a decorative box with two drawers as an alternative storage option.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you’ve been seeking an interesting and elegant way to house your book and paper structures or you’re just looking for a beautiful, non-traditional box for storing things, this workshop is your answer. Spend a day learning to construct a charming and functional hatch-top box with a bottom drawer.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you’ve been seeking an interesting and elegant way to house your book and paper structures or you’re just looking for a beautiful, non-traditional box for storing things, this workshop is your answer. Spend a day learning to construct a charming and functional hatch-top box with a bottom drawer.

Open
Binding, Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 30, 2019, 5:30 PM
Brian Lieske

Tinker with analog design and produce a small edition with your personal aesthetic imprinted throughout the book. In addition to the scheduled class meetings, students may use open studio time to fully develop and implement decorative type in a small edition of excerpts from a classic text. You’ll design book’s cover in addition to decorations throughout the text.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

This all-adhesive structure is perfect for turning single sided media like photographs and prints into an elegant double sided book structure.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, May 5, 2019, 4:30 PM
Dorothy Yuki

Explore the possibilities of making prints from flowers, plants, and other materials found in nature in this two-day workshop.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 11, 2019, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

The traditional method of binding books in Ethiopia survived relatively unchanged for over a thousand years. Learn this binding style and leave with a versatile book that lies flat when opened.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 3
Start: Friday, July 12, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 26, 2019, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

A legendary structure, the fire-proof box is the ultimate in Victorian bookbinding craftsmanship. This box structure is strong, functional and elegant. A rare treat, this box is not often made except for special books.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Learn the technical aspects of the Kensol foil stamper in this one-day class. The Kensol can be used to stamp invitations, business cards, and stationery, in addition to the more traditional uses of stamping book covers and title labels.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:30 PM
End: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

The right paper loves to be folded, creased and bound, and this course is an integrated exploration of the two pleasures of accordions and folds, and where they intersect. Create five books during this fun-filled session, that covers a wide range of possibilities for these structures.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 5:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Spend the day exploring and creating patterns for surface design on paper. Get your hands dirty and experiment with a variety of patterns and traditional monoprinting techniques with a contemporary twist.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Learn how to properly maintain a hand-fed Cylinder Proof Press as well as how to adjust it so that it prints beautifully.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 4:00 PM
John Berry

Learn to create an exciting, one-of-a-kind book from instant film, using a Coptic style stitch.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Matt Runkle

Do you love the alchemy of printed words and images that mix and grow with the turning of pages? Do the complex layers of meaning that can arise within a book fascinate you? If so, the Artists’ Book is a medium worthy of your exploration. Begin to delve into this rich and expanding format in this one-day class that introduces the history, basic structures, and an overview of the practices used by book artists. Bring your own quotes, short poems, or images and craft a book during the day to get a taste of the joy that is the making of Artists’ Books.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:30 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Get medieval! Learn the history and fundamentals of Gothic Textura in this introductory calligraphy workshop.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 28, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Sunday, July 28, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 8, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 29, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 29, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, July 21, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, August 24, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 9:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

If you're looking to begin making artists' books or adding content to existing books, color theory is a great place to start. Through a series of hands-on exercises, this course covers the basics of color theory and acrylic techniques that are essential for artists working in any medium.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 11, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 11, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

This extension of our popular Introduction to Western Marbling workshop will help students take their marbling skills to the next level as they learn to marble on fabric that can be used for covering books and boxes.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

With this one-day introductory course, you can make all your books speak with gold or pigmented foils.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

Step up your mixed media techniques and new layers of content to your collage and book arts projects with this introductory course to image transfers. Students will learn a variety of transfer techniques and leave with samples to take home and incorporate into their own art processes.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

Step up your mixed media techniques and new layers of content to your collage and book arts projects with this introductory course to image transfers. Students will learn a variety of transfer techniques and leave with samples to take home and incorporate into their own art processes.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:30 PM
Michelle Wilson

From fibers to formed sheets, students in this workshop will learn to make thin yet strong paper in the Japanese tradition.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Wait-list
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, July 18, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 5:00 PM
Robin Weinert

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 18, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 18, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

In this fun and fascinating workshop students will learn the art of linoleum carving (linocut) to create simple, stunning prints on a cylinder press.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Michelle Wilson

For any student interested in using handmade paper to create sculptural forms with armatures, this is a class for you!  Students will learn building methods for armatures and ways to wrap and dip their armatures in handmade paper prepared in a way that is called "high shrinkage".

Wait-list
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 5:30 PM
Michelle Wilson

For any student interested in using handmade paper to create sculptural forms with armatures, this is a class for you!  Students will learn building methods for armatures and ways to wrap and dip their armatures in handmade paper prepared in a way that is called "high shrinkage".

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Spend a joyful afternoon learning this centuries old process that produces exciting, intricate designs, and offers endless possibilities for decorating paper. Colorful and fun, this method is easy to learn and the papers created can be used for many purposes.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 4:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn the basics of pochoir, a stenciling technique that is great for editioning and book art. Pochoir will help you add color and depth to your projects.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 5:38 PM
Ralph Sanders

Gather your drawings and get ready to transfer your imagery into scratchboard illustration. Learn the basics of this accessible direct engraving technique in this one-day workshop.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 3, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 3, 2019, 5:30 PM
Ralph Sanders

Gather your drawings and get ready to transfer your imagery into scratchboard illustration. Learn the basics of this accessible direct engraving technique in this one-day workshop.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Wait-list
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Wait-list
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, May 10, 2019, 6:00 PM
End: Friday, May 10, 2019, 10:00 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 6:00 PM
End: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:00 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 6:00 PM
End: Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 10:00 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:00 PM
End: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 10:00 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of the history, techniques, tools, and styles of European marbling.

Wait-list
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of the history, techniques, tools, and styles of European marbling.

Wait-list
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, March 1, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 1, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of the history, techniques, tools, and styles of European marbling.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of the history, techniques, tools, and styles of European marbling.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of the history, techniques, tools, and styles of European marbling.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

The accordion book is a versatile structure for artists of all mediums. In this all day workshop, students learn various tips and tricks for creating their own accordion books -- and leave with a variety of samples to inspire future projects.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 4, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 4, 2019, 5:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Championed by conservator/bookbinder Carmencho Arregui, this book structure can easily be made in a few hours – the perfect thing if you’re interested in making a gift for a friend or a new sketchbook/journal for yourself!

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 7, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, July 7, 2019, 6:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Looking for a dynamic new artists' book structure? Explore the unique capabilities and three-dimensional movement of the flag book—a structure composed of crisscrossing “flags” or small pages attached to an accordion-folded spine.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Revisit and refine your leather paring techniques in this special class for those who have completed the Bookbinding Core and Orientation to Leather.

Closed
Binding
Sessions: 3
Start: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Monday, July 29, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

After Orientation to Leather, take the plunge into the world of leather bookbinding with Leather Core 1. In this 3-day workshop students will refine their leather working skills while making a book that advances the skills learned in Bookbinding Core 4.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Imagine networking with handmade letterpress business cards! Take this beginning-level class and walk away with letterpress skills and a handful of attractive business cards.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Make your own decorative paper and amaze your friends and family! This workshop is a fun introduction to printing on a cylinder proof press, introducing creative techniques such as pressure printing, overlapping print runs, and ghost printing.

Open
Binding, Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 4:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Learn the basics of letterpress printing and analog design as you create and bind simple notebooks to gift or save.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 29, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 29, 2019, 1:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Gain exposure to letterpress and typesetting while making personalized note-card stationery.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

This class will use a game designed by the instructor to assist participants in gaining the foundations needed to write their own stories/fiction.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, May 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, May 20, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Fold a little paper, decorate it with your own drawings, use a blade for cutting, and a glue-stick to piece it all together – et voila, a miniature pop-up theatre!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 14, 2019, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

This class will introduce a range of techniques that can be used in repairing the many kinds of moveable books, including books with slots and tabs, pivots and joints, carousel books and more.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mr. Rik Olson

Learn the basics of linoleum block design, carving, printing and registration for multiple colors with master printer Rik Olson. Leave with a three-color, beautifully registered print.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rebecca Chamlee

In this technical workshop, we’ll explore the possibilities of letterpress as a means for producing successful four-color continuous tone imagery.

Wait-list
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, March 29, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, March 29, 2019, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 11, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, July 11, 2019, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, April 26, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, July 19, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 21, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, April 21, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 12, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, May 12, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 3:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Weekend Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Weekend Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Weekend Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 16, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, June 16, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, July 6, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Weekend Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 7, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, July 7, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Weekend Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 31, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, August 31, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, March 15, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, March 15, 2019, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 3, 2019, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, June 3, 2019, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 30, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 30, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

This introduction to the secondary track in leatherwork for bookbinding helps students cross the frontier of those remote and mysterious tools and techniques commonly used in leather bookbinding today.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

Have you been dreaming of honing your marbling skills but are unsure of doing it on your own? This workshop will allow you to do just that! Guided by Italian marbler Pietro Accardi, students will have a day to practice techniques learned in SFCB’s Introduction to Marbling workshops and leave with a stack of their own marbled paper.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

Have you been dreaming of honing your marbling skills but are unsure of doing it on your own? This workshop will allow you to do just that! Guided by Italian marbler Pietro Accardi, students will have a day to practice techniques learned in SFCB’s Introduction to Marbling workshops and leave with a stack of their own marbled paper.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

Explore the joys of making your own historical decorated papers, then experiment with contemporary designs and inventive techniques.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 18, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 18, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to combine accordion folds, signatures, and a piano hinge spine to create a unique book with a playful hiding place.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 8, 2019, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 7, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 7, 2019, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

A great class for beginners, this album can also be made on the kitchen table with a few tools. This is a great book structure for artists and photographers who want to display their work in a beautiful, hand-made book.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, March 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Katherine Dedlow

Learn the process of woodcut printmaking, in and out then enter a new realm by introducing collage! We will be making one of a kind prints and discover the magic in experimentation. No experience necessary.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 25, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 25, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Hey you, finicky readers out there! Tired of having to wrestle with your beloved books as you read them? This class is for you. In this workshop, we will take a paperback book and transform it into something more durable and easier to flex and open.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Ever wanted to give your favorite book a special binding? This class will show you how to take a sewn paperback and rebind it into something sturdier for your personal library shelf.

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Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, July 29, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Monday, July 29, 2019, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Explore the complexities of this challenging area of book restoration.

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Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5:30 PM
Meri Brin

After completing the Introduction to the Risograph Class, you can now work on your own Risograph project. Consider a poster or series of postcards, pamphlet zine or single-page structure.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 5:30 PM
Meri Brin

After completing the Introduction to the Risograph Class, you can now work on your own Risograph project. Consider a poster or series of postcards, pamphlet zine or single-page structure.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, June 21, 2019, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

Get your pen, ink, and paper together and strengthen your writing with this upright cursive hand. Learn the basics of constructing the Ronde script that influences our present day handwriting and lettering design. Perfect for making place cards, writing letters, or journaling.

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Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 24, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 25, 2019, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Now that you've completed the Cylinder Core series, you can become certified on the Jobbing Platen, a true workhorse of the letterpress printing world. Learn the ins-and-outs of this press that's great for large editions.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Discover how to dampen paper, use bearers, and finesse rubber-and oil-based inks on Cylinder and Jobbing Platen Presses for better ink coverage and control.

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Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, August 5, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Seventeenth century England was the age of revolution, and the age of the pamphlet. Whether incendiary, radical or politically contentious, treaties published in this format were published in their millions. This new workshop from Dominic will teach you how to make an authentic binding from the period. Working on a facsimile of a historical text, we will reproduce a handsome ‘pastiche’ binding sympathetic with the time.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Developed by book conservator and book arts educator Gary Frost, the Sewn Boards binding is an elegant solution for “lay flat” books. In this day long workshop, students learn how to construct this particular binding, as well as necessary tips for recreating a Sewn Board structure outside of class.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 9:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

Think outside the standard box! In this workshop students will learn to make several different shaped boxes from various paper materials and custom templates.

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Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Create a letterpress printed one page wonder. Single sheet books are made out of one sheet of paper and in this workshop students will design and print an edition of one-page folded books while learning to set type and print on a cylinder press.

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Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, March 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 11, 2019, 9:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Fill your empty books in 2 evenings of sketchbook play! Explore color through various mixing techniques, add imagery with simple image transfers, combine texture and text using collage, and work with prompts for creating imagery and writing.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 9:30 PM
Stephanie Jucker

In this class students will learn how to combine the basic structure of a star book with the theatrical 3D effects of a tunnel book. Through various methods they will discover how build a mobile with a playful sense of narrative.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Using inks, dyes and acrylics students will learn a variety of surface design techniques such as stenciling, stamping, wax resist, photo-transfer and embroidery to make materials for an expressive and colorful book.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Matt Runkle

Do you have stacks of old books lying around that no longer have monetary, cultural, or personal value and are just taking up space? Transform them into works of art!

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9:30 PM
Molly Meng

Using various paper: maps, book pages and vintage ledgers, students will explore the beauty of paper weaving. Participants will leave with a small book of samples or individual pieces of artwork to frame.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 6, 2019, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

The Ideal Sketchbook is modeled on the those used by Wordsworth and Ruskin as they wandered the Lake District to draw and write. Strong, elegant, and pleasing to use, it was the 'daybook' of choice for all the great Romantic poets and artists.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 11, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 11, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Make your own meditation scroll, a unique design and process developed by the instructor. There will be a brief history of the scroll and an introduction to focused awareness and stillness in the making of art.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Make your own meditation scroll, a unique design and process developed by the instructor. There will be a brief history of the scroll and an introduction to focused awareness and stillness in the making of art.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 3:00 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

Learn to make an adorable library of books small enough to fit in your pocket! Share your love of books by creating a set of tiny tomes to wear and share.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 3:00 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

Learn to make an adorable library of books small enough to fit in your pocket! Share your love of books by creating a set of tiny tomes to wear and share.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 5:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Make a lovely, layered, 3-dimensional book in this course. Learn another use for the accordion fold, and create an in-depth scene using postcards and photographs.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

If you're looking to add a pop-up element to your book or just looking for an effective way of making an impact on a page then the Turkish Map Fold is for you! This fun structure has a range of possibilities in the book arts world.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9:30 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Dip your toes into the Middle Ages with this beginning calligraphy course that features the beautiful Uncial script. Whether you have terrible handwriting or are a seasoned calligrapher, this script is easily learned, versatile, and attractive. Get Medieval!

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Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:30 PM
Katherine Dedlow

Learn to create an image suitable for woodcut, then carve your image by hand, and use that block of wood to make a suite of paper prints. It doesn't get much easier than that!

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Printing
Sessions: 3
Start: Sunday, July 14, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, July 28, 2019, 10:00 PM
Katherine Dedlow

Learn to create an image suitable for woodcut, then carve your image by hand, and use that block of wood to make a suite of paper prints. It doesn't get much easier than that!

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